"There should be the possibility of making married men priests," Brunner said.
There was no fundamental link between celibacy and the priesthood, maintained the Bishop of Sion, but added that it should remain a choice for those who wanted it.
Brunner said that the Swiss bishops were "quite unanimous" in their support.
He had proposed the move to Rome several times, but admitted that he had, as yet, been unable to push his solution forward.
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